Wed.Jan 02, 2019

Bridging the Gap in Rural Putnam County, Tennessee Through Personalized Learning

Education Elements

In Putnam County, Tenn.,

Helping Teachers Be Their Best

Digital Promise

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If you want deeper learning…

Dangerously Irrelevant

… you must have deeper teaching. You can’t get to deeper learning with worksheets and end-of-chapter review questions. You can’t get to deeper learning with self-paced adaptive learning modules that emphasize facts and procedures.

How to Gamify Professional Development

EdTech Magazine

How to Gamify Professional Development. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 01/02/2019 - 10:20. Earlier this year, a Gallup poll surveyed teachers who left the profession. Nearly a third (29 percent) left due to relocation or health issues.

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5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.



As technology advances, costs are decreasing and access is increasing

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Tech & Learning selected 10 finalists in each of three categories: best use of education technology in the classroom, school, and district. Each finalist offers unique solutions to specific problems in the classroom, school, or district

STUDENT VOICE: ‘I rarely had the chance to go to school while living with my biological parents’

The Hechinger Report

. As someone who is part of the student body at Portland Community College , and now finishing my second term, I am realizing that I have more room than before to discern my personal and public responsibilities.



What follows is a guide to companies offering a variety of edtech products to K-12

Teach Emerging Technology. Our Students’ Future Depends on It.


This article is part of a collection of op-eds from thought leaders, educators and entrepreneurs who reflect on the state of education technology in 2018, and share where it’s headed next year. Drasby was nominated to share her thoughts by Laurie Guyon, who wrote for the project in 2017. Lately, one simple question has been constantly spinning around my head: Is it possible for the world of education to support the future needs of students? Maybe.

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.



Just before the Thanksgiving break, a group of Tech & Learning leaders met online to share their perspectives on technology trends, how they impact instruction, and some of their best tech tools

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Teaching With Technology in Higher Ed? Start With Relationship-Building.


During my early days of teaching in graduate school, educational technology was sold more for its posh than performance. Every new version of Microsoft PowerPoint allowed instructors to embed more and more media and wow students with visually appealing graphics. Looking back, the whole enterprise seemed like a fruitless attempt to keep up with the expectations of the smartphone generation.

How Can Podcasting Help us Create Meaningful Conversations With Our Students?


In this episode of Educational Podcasting Today, I sit down with podcaster and Instructional Technology Coach, Gabriel Garillo, to discuss the importance of having positive communication with your students.

7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

TeachThought - Learn better.

Tomorrow’s Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future by Terry Heick For professional development around this idea or others you read about on TeachThought, contact us. Let’s take a look at this vague idea of the ‘classroom of the future.’ ’ This is all subjective, but it’s worth talking about. So let’s […]. The post 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future appeared first on TeachThought.

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

How to Add a Music Playlist to Google Sites


Learn how to embed a playable Amazon music playlist into a new Google Site webpage to stream audio directly from your website. The post How to Add a Music Playlist to Google Sites appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network

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How Can Podcasting Help us Create Meaningful Conversations With Our Students?


In this episode of Educational Podcasting Today, I sit down with podcaster and Instructional Technology Coach, Gabriel Garillo, to discuss the importance of having positive communication with your students.

The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 145 Project-Based Learning in the Math Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

The TeachThought Podcast Episode 145 Project-Based Learning in the Math Classroom Drew Perkins talks with Telannia Norfar and Chris Fancher about their upcoming book “Project-Based Learning in the Math Classroom” Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: Prufrock Press: Project-Based Learning in the Math Classroom book @thnorfar @cfanch Telannia’s blog: PBL Birdside View – Journey of a […]. The post The TeachThought Podcast Ep.

Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.

#NYCSchoolsTechChat: New #EdTech Tools for the New Year - Thursday at 7 pm EST

The Innovative Educator

Want to get some new ideas for new tools or resources you can use in the New Year to make teaching and learning more effective? Then join us for our monthly Twitter chat at 7:00 pm EST where #NYCSchoolsTech educators will share the favorite #EdTech tools they've been using this year.

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Six Thinking Hats


So many times, we have heard this from our teachers or parents - "Put on your thinking cap!". But how do we actually put on a thinking cap and solve a problem in front of us?

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NEWS & TRENDS: 3 Ways to Bring Teachers to the Table on Tech


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How Better Teaching Can Help Kids Who Can’t Read


Jack Silva didn’t know anything about how children learn to read. What he did know is that a lot of students in his district were struggling. Silva is the chief academic officer for Bethlehem, Pa., public schools.

The Ultimate 12 Step Guide For Choosing The Perfect Learning Management System

Picking the wrong LMS can cost you. Don’t settle for a disconnected, hard-to-use, expensive system that doesn’t meet your needs. Follow these 12 steps crafted by Lambda Solutions' LMS experts, and find your perfect eLearning solution!

Insect App Inspires Learning With Amazing Graphics, Fascinating Facts


Gorgeous digital resource inspires budding entomologists to explore

3 takeaways from my STEM PD

eSchool News

Professional development (PD) is more crucial today than ever for educators to stay relevant in the classroom.


BACK OFFICE BUSINESS: West Broward (FL) High School Sees Schoolwide Learning Gains Increase 3% in One Year


The high school began using Achieve3000 in September 2017 with its struggling readers. Learning gains for the lowest quartile of students went from 39% in 2017 to 49% in 2018. Schoolwide learning gains improved from 56% in 2017 to 59% in 2018  

10 Rules for New Teachers: S**T I Wish Somebody Told Me

Cycles of Learning

In no particular order. I want to to turn this into an expanded eBook. Feedback to me is welcome. Your can also share your advice here. Smile on Day 1 Plan in Cycles. Don't be Awkward. Hold Back the Info. Pretend its the 80s. Jump on Desks. ​Ignore Tech. Sorta.

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Leveraging Learner Variability to Elevate Equity in EdTech

Speaker: Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director, Learner Variability Project

In this webinar, Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer of Digital Promise, will share his insights into the modern boom in neuroscience and learning sciences research. You'll discover how much more we know now about how students learn - and how we can use that knowledge to create EdTech-enabled classrooms that can meet the diverse needs of all students.